A marvelous work and a wonder, by LeGrand Richards [William E Berrett] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Marvelous Work and a Wonder is a book by LeGrand Richards on the history and doctrine of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS. A Marvelous Work and a Wonder has ratings and reviews. Eduardo said: This is an excellent book if you want to learn the basics of The Church of.

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This was a decent book that basically tried to prove The Book of Mormon and the restoration of the gospel is true with natural and historical evidence. Prophecy Key to the Future, pb. It contains a nifty quote in which Leo Tolstoy gives a respectful nod to Mormonism. Elder Richards is held in high esteem by those with whom he serves.

Every sermon he preaches has a freshness and a vitality that give life to his message. Hard work was the order of life, and even the small children had their share in it.

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His return calls to gather them yielded many gospel conversations, halting and incomplete as ricnards no doubt were at first on his part. He repeatedly suffered from ailments and accidents that tried his mettle—and spiritually toughened him. On pagewe are told by LeGrand that “a writer for the New Yo When reviewing nonfiction books, I think it is important to rate based on research, execution, and accuracy rather than on subject matter.

Nov 06, Mary Sasala rated it liked it. Ina understood his feelings, and in the years that followed the two sustained each other ricbards in their devotion to the Lord and his work. The Sermon on the Mount: The animal came at him time and again as he braced against the fence and tried to ward off its attack with his hands. When reviewing nonfiction books, I think it is important to rate based on research, execution, and accuracy rather than on subject matter.


The Messianic Message of the Book of Mormon. Whatever the task that needed doing, winter made it more difficult. It has since been used in a number of missions and wogk stake missionaries. It makes me tired to think of it. Wor, I personally agree with Church interpretations of the Bible as harmonizing with latter-day scripture, it seems like the argumentation sometimes seems to assume that accepting the one true way is inevitable and clear-cut.

A marvelous work and a wonder.

I felt around to find my crutches and then managed to crawl out from under the load. Very easy and enjoyable reading. I no lo Don’t get me wrong this isn’t a bad book, I am more concerned with what narvelous book is attempting to do. No sugar coating here.

This book is one of the ground works of the LDS faith, that all newer members should read and grasp.

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The book used a large amount of scripture, and as a result I almost fell asleep many times while reading it. Read this book and give the Mormons a chance to tell you what they believe. Then, during the deadly influenza epidemic of —, he contracted that illness. In addition, he has attended area conferences, which have taken many of the General Authorities to people who could never hope to attend general conferences in Salt Lake City.

Well, in this book you will see that we are Christian and then, later you can read things within context and they will not look crazy. I asked my grandpa a year or two ago what made him join the LDS church. Gigantic waves rolled about, and everything not attached to the deck was thrown around.


The Articles of Richarxs James E. Repeated requests and suggestions that it be printed have influenced the decision to enlarge upon the original outline and have it published in book legrajd. Worse, although th I would guess that whenever you give a review this bad to a book by a general authority of the Church, some explanation is needed. His boyhood home was primitive by present standards. Elder LeGrand Richards was alive when I was in college, in his upper 90’s.

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lehrand We’ll publish them on our site once we’ve reviewed them. The True Points of my Doctrine: In fact, Cannon was a highly prolific Mormon that was “visiting” with Joe Smith in because he was already a convert. An essential adjunnct woro the library of anyone who considers himself a During his lifetime, LeGrand Richards was widely known for his more or less extemporaneous talks, his obvious joy in the gospel, and his way of making seemingly complicated gospel doctrines and principles come alive.

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At this time Elder Richards, a former member and chairman of the Board of Utah State, was awarded an honorary degree from that university.